Beverly Trask Associate Professor Department of Theatre & Dance Tulane University

Beverly Trask

Associate Professor – Dance
Artistic Director - New Orleans Jazz Dance Festival


MFA, University of Southern Mississippi


Associate Professor Trask has choreographed and acted in numerous theatre and dance productions on campus and in the New Orleans Community for the last 25 years. She last appeared at Southern Repertory Theatre as Mrs. Wire in Tenneessee William’s Vieux Carre. In 1997, she began the New Orleans Jazz Dance Festival, a summer dance festival to promote research, professional training and cultural enrichment of the historical role of American vernacular dance as a unique American phenomenon.